Josie Loren Lopez (born March 19, 1987), professionally known as Josie Loren, is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Kaylie Cruz on the television drama series Make It or Break It.

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Loren was born in Miami, Florida, and is of Cuban descent. Before she went to college, she used to cheer for an all-star cheerleading team in Miami called Top Gun All Stars. She studied at UCLA and is the daughter of Mercy Lopez, a middle school teacher at ZGMS. She attended high school at New World School of the Arts in Miami where she studied stage acting. In college she is studying Mass Media Communication and getting a minor in Spanish. She has one older sister and two brothers. Her older brother, Javier Lopez, is a Harvard University graduate and a commercial litigator in Miami. In 2010, she was voted one of the 50 Most Sexiest Singles by OK! magazine.[1]

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Josie Loren played the character Holly on Hannah Montana, working with the teen sensation Miley Cyrus on the episode “People Who Use People.” Determined to make it big in show business, Loren then took on a role in Medium and later appeared on two episodes of the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh as Maria. In 2007, Loren was cast on the Disney series Cory in the House, playing the character Jessica on the episode “Get Smarter.”

Her next project was The Bill Engvall Show, which led her to be chosen for a role in the short comedy Hardly Married, written and directed by Diego Nunez. She followed it up with Christmas in Paradise, and then with 2008’s comic drama This Is Not a Test. She starred alongside Hill Harper, Robinne Lee, and Tom Arnold. Loren then obtained further popularity with a role in the hit film, 17 Again. The big screen comedy was directed by Burr Steers, and starred Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, and Michelle Trachtenberg. In 2009, Loren was cast in the Disney TV movie Hatching Pete. Later that year, she appeared in a starring role on the ABC Family series Make It or Break It, a program which follows the adventures of a group of gymnasts hoping to make it to the Olympics.

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Year Title Role Notes
2007 Hardly Married Leti
2007 Christmas in Paradise Blair
2008 This Is Not a Test Laline
2009 17 Again Nicole
2011 With Me Jayden (Film short)
2006 Veronica Mars Chloe Episode 3.05 "President Evil"
2006 Hannah Montana Holly Episode 1.18 "People Who Use People"
2006 Medium Amanda's friend Episode 3.04 "Blood Relation"
2006–2007 Drake & Josh Maria Episodes 4.16 "Battle of Panthatar" and
4.22 "The Birthday Party"
2007 Cory in the House Jessica Episode 1.12 "Get Smarter"
2007 The Bill Engvall Show Marissa Episode 1.01 "Good People"
2009 Hatching Pete Angela Morrissey TV movie
2009–present Make It or Break It Kaylie Cruz 39 episodes
2010 10 Things I Hate About You Kaylie Cruz (cameo) Episode 1.15 "The Winner Takes It All"
2011 NCIS Jane Episode 8.19 "Tell-All"
2011 Castle Bridget McManus Episode 3.21 "The Dead Pool"
2011 Drop Dead Diva Nina Episode 3.05 "Prom"
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